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Online Video Viewers Stable, Average Video Length Up, Average Minutes Down in June

Online Video Viewers Stable, Average Video Length Up, Average Minutes Down in June

As the summer heat beats down upon us it seems that it's driven a lot of us indoors and into the cool embrace of online video. Over 180 million Americans tuned int to see 33 billion "videos" last month (June 2012) and a new record …

Nielsen Says 163.5M Watched Online Video in May, I Say We Need Reporting Standardization

Nielsen Says 163.5M Watched Online Video in May, I Say We Need Reporting Standardization

Nielsen has released their online video numbers for May 2012 (which directly compete with comScores but are like apples to oranges) in which they say just 163.5 million Americans watched online video. That's some 16.5 million below comScore's estimates (or actually quantified numbers, I'm not …

Record 10 Billion Video Ads Served in May, Where Should You Place Yours?

Record 10 Billion Video Ads Served in May, Where Should You Place Yours?

Starting this month, we're going to separate the comScore industry-wide online video viewing estimates for May and the video advertising numbers and recommendations by yours truly. It's a good month to do it since we've topped a record of over 10 billion online video ads served …

Online Video Viewing Dips Slightly, Average Length Up Again in May

Online Video Viewing Dips Slightly, Average Length Up Again in May

It's time once again for comScore's monthly estimates of the online video viewing numbers. I say estimates because, as we all know, they have a particularly quirky way of counting up videos and views in general. I guess the major milestone this past month was …

Online Video Increases TV & Cable Network Brand Engagement

Online Video Increases TV & Cable Network Brand Engagement

ComScore recently released some new findings about How Multi-screen Consumers are Changing Media Dynamics for the Coalition for Innovative Media Measurement (CIMM). The report examines survey results regarding cross-media consumption on the Internet, TV and mobile devices.  Since they looked at online video a lot …

Obama and Romney Missing Out on Online Video Voter Gold? Here’s 5 Video Tips for the Presidential Campaigns

Obama and Romney Missing Out on Online Video Voter Gold? Heres 5 Video Tips for the Presidential Campaigns

Nielsen put out a report last week that talked about presidential candidates and how they preferred TV for their advertising. That got me to thinking, with 178-180 million Americans watching online video, they might be missing the target audience. Nielsen reports that major presidential candidates …

YouTube’s Spring Cleaning, Social TV Viewer Trends & More [Reel Web #40]

YouTubes Spring Cleaning, Social TV Viewer Trends & More [Reel Web #40]

In this week's Reel Web, we discuss several online video trends and updates from the past week including: more updates and changes at YouTube, Comscore's most recent stats around online video consumption, Viacom's interest in social tv, and a look at some new studies that indicate …

April is Another Record-Breaking Month for Video Advertising: 9.5 Billion Online Video Ads Served

April is Another Record Breaking Month for Video Advertising: 9.5 Billion Online Video Ads Served

Holy mackerel! That's a whole lotta online video ads man! In fact, it's actually 20% of all videos viewed online roughly. That is if you remember that those ads are actually intersecting pieces of video content which then gets tallied as multiple videos by comScore. …

Online Video Explodes In Germany

Online Video Explodes In Germany

Comscore just released a study of online video engagement in Germany, and the results are a continuing testament to the growth of online video outside of the United States.  46.9 million German Internet users went to online video in March, a 2.3% increase from last …

Online Video Advertising Immune to Seasonal Fluctuations? [Research]

Online Video Advertising Immune to Seasonal Fluctuations? [Research]

Another interesting piece of the Recent FreeWheel Video Monetization Report for Q1 2012 was the number of ads viewed in the quarter. Generally, after the major shopping season (read the holidays) winds down a lot of industries will move toward a slump of inactivity. But …

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